Recent Acquisitions

January-February 2000

 

The following titles have been acquired for the library. Most are shelved in the library in the Main Building; check the "New Books" shelf outside Room 208. Astronomy materials are in Room 272 of the Research Building. For assistance in locating items of interest, please ask either S. Hardy (x2562) or M. Wolf (x2455).

 

Bell, W. J., Jr. Patriot-Improvers: Biographical Sketches of Members of the American Philosophical Society. Volume 2 of 3 volumes. Philadephia: American Philosophical Society, 1999. Gift of Vera C. Rubin.

Bicay, M. D., et al., eds. Astrophysics with Infrared Surveys: A Prelude to SIRTF. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series Vol. 177. San Francisco: ASP, 1999.

Blenkinsop, T. G., et al., eds. Fractals and Dynamic Systems in Geoscience, special issue of Pure and Applied Geophysics, Vol. 57, No. 4. Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag, 2000.

Brown, L. A Radar History of World War II: Technical and Military Imperatives. London: Institute of Physics Publishing Ltd., 1999. Gift of the author.

Butler, C. J., and J. G. Doyle, eds. Solar and Stellar Activity: Similarities and Differences, Proceedings of a Meeting held in Armagh, Northern Ireland, Sept. 2-4, 1998. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series Vol. 158. San Francisco: ASP, 1999.

Davies, G. F. Dynamic Earth: Plates, Plumes and Mantle Convection. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Davies, J. I., et al., eds. The Low Surface Brightness Universe, IAU Colloquium 171. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series Vol. 170. San Francisco: ASP, 1999.

Dmitriev, V. G., et al. Handbook of Nonlinear Optical Crystals, 3rd revised edition. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1999.

Donohue, R. A., and J. A. Bookbinder, eds. Cool Stars, Stellar Systems and the Sun, Tenth Cambridge Workshop. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series Vol. 154. San Francisco: ASP, 1998.

Fei, Y., C. M. Bertka, and B. O. Mysen, eds. Mantle Petrology: Field Observations and High Pressure Experimentation. A Tribute to Francis R. (Joe) Boyd. Houston: Geochemical Society Special Publication No. 6, 1999.

Fleming, J. R. Meteorology in America, 1800-1870. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990.

Furbish, D. J. Fluid Physics in Geology: An Introduction to Fluid Motions on Earth's Surface and Within Its Crust. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Gibson, B. K., et al., eds. The Third Stromlo Symposium: The Galactic Halo. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series Vol. 165. San Francisco: ASP, 1999.

Haneberg, W. C., et al., eds. Faults and Subsurface Fluid Flow in the Shallow Crust. Geophysical Monograph 113. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 1999.

Hearnshaw, J. B., and C. D. Scarfe, eds. Precise Stellar Radial Velocities, IAU Colloquium 170. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series Vol. 185. San Francisco: ASP, 1999.

McSween, Harry Y., Jr. Stardust to Planets (A Geological Tour of the Solar System). New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 1993.

Merritt, D., et al., eds. Galaxy Dynamics - A Rutgers Symposium. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series Vol. 182. San Francisco: ASP, 1999.

Mohriak, W., and M. Talwani, eds. Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins. Geophysical Monograph 115. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2000.

Morse, J. A., et al., eds. Eta Carinae at the Millennium. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series Vol. 179. San Francisco: ASP, 1999.

Mukamel, S. Principles of Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, GSFC. Goddard Institute for Space Studies Research Publications 1998. New York: NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center. Gift of Sean C. Solomon.

Noller, J. S., et al., eds. Quarternary Geochronology: Methods and Applications. Washington DC: American Geophysical Union, 2000.

Restaino, S. R., et al., eds. Catching the Perfect Wave: Adaptive Optics and Interferometry in the 21st Century. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series Vol. 174. San Francisco: ASP, 1999.

Rossiter, M. W. Women Scientists in America Before Affirmative Action, 1940-1972. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.

Shen, Y. R. The Principles of Nonlinear Optics. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1984.

Wiegel, J., and M. W. W. Adams, eds. Thermophiles: The Keys to Molecular Evolution and the Origin of Life? Philadelphia: Taylor & Francis, 1998.

Wright, K., and R. Catlow, eds. Microscopic Properties and Processes in Minerals. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999.

 

New CD-ROM Acquisitions

Bates and Jackson. Glossary of Geology, 3rd edition. Alexandria, VA: American Geological Institute, 1995.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Mission to Jupiter, Vol. 19. Images 394364268 to 416114045, 1999. Gift of George W. Wetherill and Alan P. Boss.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Misson to Mars - Mars Global Surveyor Thermal Emisson Spectrometer (TES). Set of 8 CD-ROMs. Pasadena, CA: NASA and JPL, 1999.

Copenhagen University Observatory. The Tycho-2 Catalogue. Copenhagen, 2000. Gift of Alan P. Boss.

 

New Audio-Visual Acquisitions

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Symposium on Computational Astrobiology for the 21st Century, November 18, 1999. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Virtual Seminar 4 - Landing Site Selection for Mars Sample Return Missions, September 24, 1999. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Virtual Seminar 5 - Living in the Microbial World: A Hands-On Teacher Workshop in Microbial Diversity and Astrobiology, October 14, 1999. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Virtual Seminar 6 - Power Laws: From Astrophysics to Biology, October 21, 1999. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Virtual Seminar 7 - Mars Landing Sites: An Astrobiological Perspective, November 23, 1999. (Videocassette)

NASA Astrobiology Institute. Virtual Seminar 8 - Symposium on Mars, Science and Society, December 2, 1999. (Videocassette)

Public Broadcasting System. NOVA: "Diamond Deception." First Air February 1, 2000. Gift of Robert M. Hazen. (Videocassette)